Comic Talk Headlines For August 7, 2019

Aug 07, 2019    00:41:20

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TV
Crisis on Infinite Earths: Kevin Conroy will ALSO be in the 5 hour epic crossover event as an older version of Batman. It was confirmed during a panel at the Television Critic Association’s summer event. https://io9.gizmodo.com/kevin-conroy-will-finally-get-to-play-a-live-action-bru-1836952265 ALSO, it seems that Marv Wolfman will be joining the writer’s room for the event, according to Comic Book.com https://comicbook.com/dc/2019/08/04/the-cws-crisis-on-infinite-earths-will-be-co-written-marv-wolfman/
Loki: Tom Hiddleson told EW that production officially begins “at the top of the year”.https://ew.com/theater/2019/08/01/tom-hiddleston-betrayal-interview/
Garfield: Nickelodeon is reviving the property. Viacom is purchasing the company that owns Garfield so that Nick can do a series. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/garfield-heads-nickelodeon-as-viacom-acquires-rights-1229320
Event Horizon: Amazon is really going hard with their original programming. They are now in development on an adaptation of the ‘97 movie. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/event-horizon-series-based-movie-works-at-amazon-1229340
Little Mermaid live? ABC is going to be doing a live action LIVE broadcast of the Disney classic. Moana actress Auli’i Cravalho will be Auriel, Shaggy will be Sebastian, and Queen Latifah will be Ursula…https://variety.com/2019/film/news/melissa-mccarthy-queen-latifah-little-mermaid-ursula-1203293451/
LotR: Amazon is reportedly shooting for a 20 episode first season to the Tolkien based series, according to Creative Consultant, and Tolkien scholar, Tom Shippey. https://www.cbr.com/amazon-lord-of-the-rings-season-1-episode-count/ 

Movies
Venom 2: Andy Serkis is officially directing the film. He has also directed Mowgli. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/venom-2-andy-serkis-direct-1228724
MCU Tony Stark: Dominic Cooper told comicbook.com that he would be willing to play Iron Man, when the recasting happens.
Shazam 2: David F. Sandberg, director of the first movie, teases that Mister Mind is not a foregone conclusion.
Batman: Hush: really?

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